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Design an Ancestral Vertebrate (10 points) In designing your vertebrate, you must use a minimum of 5 vertebrate features (See Ch. 2 in your text, Vertebrate Life): 1. vertebrae 2. a cranium or skull 3. a prominent head with sense organs 4. a three part brain (forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain) 5. neural crest 6. a muscular gut and discrete liver and pancreas. 7. True, ventral pumping heart controlled by a nervous system 8. A closed circulatory system with blood involved in the transport of respiratory gases 9. Specialized kidneys that filter blood Describe the anatomical characteristics of your vertebrate and briefly describe the ecology/behavior of your vertebrate. Finally, draw a diagram of what your vertebrate would have looked like on the opposite side of this page.
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